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Succotash vs Sweet potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Succotash and Sweet potato

  • Succotash has more Manganese, Iron, Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Folate, and Vitamin B3, however Sweet potato has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6.
  • Sweet potato's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 77% more.
  • Succotash has 6 times more Vitamin C than Sweet potato. Succotash has 15.1mg of Vitamin C, while Sweet potato has 2.4mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Succotash, (corn and limas), raw and Sweet potato, raw, unprepared.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +92%
Contains more Phosphorus +140.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Zinc +103.3%
Contains more Copper +23.2%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Equal in Potassium - 337
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 69% 35% 49% 33% 1% 17% 62%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 23% 18% 21% 30% 8% 9% 51%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Magnesium +92%
Contains more Phosphorus +140.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Zinc +103.3%
Contains more Copper +23.2%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Equal in Potassium - 337

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin C +529.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +184.9%
Contains more Folate +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +4758.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +525%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 18% 0% 0% 51% 53% 19% 30% 8% 30% 30% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 852% 6% 0% 8% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 9% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +529.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +184.9%
Contains more Folate +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +4758.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +525%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Succotash Sweet potato
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Succotash Sweet potato Opinion
Net carbs 15.79g 17.12g Sweet potato
Protein 5.03g 1.57g Succotash
Fats 1.02g 0.05g Succotash
Carbs 19.59g 20.12g Sweet potato
Calories 99kcal 86kcal Succotash
Starch g 12.65g Sweet potato
Fructose g 0.7g Sweet potato
Sugar g 4.18g Succotash
Fiber 3.8g 3g Succotash
Calcium 18mg 30mg Sweet potato
Iron 1.83mg 0.61mg Succotash
Magnesium 48mg 25mg Succotash
Phosphorus 113mg 47mg Succotash
Potassium 369mg 337mg Succotash
Sodium 4mg 55mg Succotash
Zinc 0.61mg 0.3mg Succotash
Copper 0.186mg 0.151mg Succotash
Vitamin A 292IU 14187IU Sweet potato
Vitamin E mg 0.26mg Sweet potato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 15.1mg 2.4mg Succotash
Vitamin B1 0.208mg 0.078mg Succotash
Vitamin B2 0.082mg 0.061mg Succotash
Vitamin B3 1.587mg 0.557mg Succotash
Vitamin B5 0.128mg 0.8mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.209mg Sweet potato
Folate 40µg 11µg Succotash
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 1.8µg Sweet potato
Tryptophan 0.056mg 0.031mg Succotash
Threonine 0.209mg 0.083mg Succotash
Isoleucine 0.284mg 0.055mg Succotash
Leucine 0.443mg 0.092mg Succotash
Lysine 0.295mg 0.066mg Succotash
Methionine 0.068mg 0.029mg Succotash
Phenylalanine 0.243mg 0.089mg Succotash
Valine 0.306mg 0.086mg Succotash
Histidine 0.16mg 0.031mg Succotash
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.19g 0.018g Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.198g 0.001g Succotash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.489g 0.014g Succotash

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Succotash Sweet potato
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
20
Succotash
85
Sweet potato
Mineral Summary Score
34
Succotash
21
Sweet potato

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
30%
Succotash
9%
Sweet potato
Carbohydrates
20%
Succotash
20%
Sweet potato
Fats
5%
Succotash
0%
Sweet potato

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.172g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Succotash
Succotash is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Succotash
Succotash contains less Sodium (difference - 51mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Succotash
Succotash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is cheaper?
Succotash
Succotash is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Succotash
Succotash is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Succotash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169300/nutrients
  2. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.